tv Studio B With Shepard Smith FOX News August 29, 2011 3:00pm-4:00pm EDT
on monday, a better look at the widespread devastation from irene as we get state by state reports of death, incredible flooding and destroyed homes. team fox coverage coming up. box two, word that the family of libyan leader muammar qaddafi is hiding out in another country. as the rebels promised to go door-to-door to capture the scalded brother leader. a live report ahead. and in box number three, nasa warns astronauts they may need to abandon the international space station as russia's space program runs into new trouble. it is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." but, first, from fox at 3:00 on the east coast a path of destruction and disasterous flooding. the storm killed at least 31 people across ten states, leaving more than six million without power at one point and
causing untold billions of dollars in damage and some of the worst flooding in a century. >> get up. get up. >> we are told no one was in the car thank goodness as it tumbled down a swollen river. the overflow washed away a histüc coverage bridge that stood for 140 years in the state. who talked about vermont? nobody. but they got it so badly. they have not seen flooding this bad since the early 1900's with flood warnings in effect for a dozen american states. president obama promised help from the federal government. >> it will take time to recover from a storm of this magnitude, the effects are still being felt across the country including in new england and states like vermont, where there has been enormous amount of flooding.
so, our response continues. but i'm going to make sure that fema and other agencies are doing everything in their power to help on the ground. >>shepard: we still see a lot of travel delays with 1,500 flights canceled today, on top of 12,000 grounded over the long weekend, officials warn it will likely be days before everything is back to normal so, with that team fox coverage, the weather machine in the extreme weather center, and mike in jersey where emergency crews are own high alert, and, first, the southern coast of massachusetts, how is the recovery doing there today? >>reporter: it is enough day. a wonderful and sunny day but power is out for hundreds of thousands in rhode island and massachusetts. we spent the night in newport, rhode island, they are still in the dark. and that is the same story in massachusetts. the governor stopped in western massachusetts, to check things out where they are seeing a lot of flooding, and, just here in the hard before, they are
pulling together ships on the rocks, and getting a lot of the boats that were pulled out prior to the storm back in the water today, a massive clean up effort. you mentioned a lot of fatalities. there was one in massachusetts this morning, a man stepped out on the front porch which was electrocuted was by a down wire and he didn't know it and was killed. the danger remains. >>shepard: and flooding? are some areas still a mess? >>reporter: absolutely. and this is another concern that the authorities have with flooding. they want people, despite the fact it is sunny, to remain vigilant, a lot of the rivers could still crest, and additional flooding in areas that have not flooded particularly in vermont where we have seen so much flooding. >>shepard: thank you, on the southern coast of massachusetts, polly line, thank you. police in new jersey blamed death of at least four people on irene. the flooding from the storm continues to cause all kinds of problems up and down the garden
state. one house with high water on all sides spreaded this morning. it happened -- look at that -- about 20 miles northwest of manhattan. 3 swollen rivers surrounded this little suburb and a woman who lives here, or near that home, says she heard a big "bang," and her own house shook. firefighters didñi the best to battle the blaze from boats but it burned to the ground and officials say they believe the house was empty at the time. neighborhoods across the state of new jersey are still under evacuation orders. not all. but some of them, have rivers and streams keep rising. and now to mike in new jersey. what is the improvement, mike? >>reporter: there has been some improvement. the water has again down about 6" or more in the time we have been here. and this is the area where the three lakes come together and a lot of people have seen their power restored here today. the problem with the water draining out of this area where
the three rivers all come together, it drains into a river which is one of the rivers that the new jersey officials are watching closely because allñr f the flood waters are dumping into those rivers and they expect the situation in those rivers to get worse before it is better. >>shepard: much out of harm's way? >>reporter: they conducted another 30 rescues on the water. there were so many houses that became islands inside of the floodwaters so they went around with boats and with four-wheel drive vehicles and you can hear the helicopters overhead, those are national guard helicopters, pulling people out of the second floor of dwell ensure and got them to high ground but right now the only people who are out in the flood waters are the people who refuse to go. >>shepard: thank you, mike, from pompton lake, in new jersey. and irene, what is left is moving through quebec with 12 states under flood warnings
south of the line hitting folks inland not northeast particularly hard. that is one of the things our weather center was worried about in advance, or warning about. and now, what is the latest on the flooding? >>reporter: still a lot of danger across the northeast. there is the radar of irene making three landfalls, one across north carolina, one across new jersey, and another as a tropical storm over coney island. the storm is gone. it is across eastern canada, but, the radar estimates of the precipitation which will be one of the legacies of the storm, really, incredible. in six states, a one in 100 year flood is what we are talking about with totals over 1' of rain in many of the states and even though the storm is gone we are still still dealing with flash flood warnings for six states and those will continue through the evening into tomorrow. and, possibly throughout much of the work week. >>shepard: all right, while the hurricane wasñq%11
battering the caribbean late last week, early computer models showed a wide potential path up the east coast, forecasters calling it the season of uncertainty covering an area 100 miles wide but the computer models started to come together. >> it has been a lumbering big storm, by way of being a storm this far north, we will see so much rain across so many places, we have been looking at the models all along, also, still very much in alinement, here, around new york city. >>shepard: that is an improvement in science. that was saturday while irene was moving past north carolina and the storm landed early sunday, right over coney island in brooklyn, new york. they talked, fema director was, how very accurate the models seemed to be but the science of how strong the winds will be is less certain. >> we getting better at forecaster but when we take all ofñi the computer models, some e good at forecast the tracks and
the others at tracking atmospheric conditionsçó and others at predicting how strong or how intense the storm will be. for instance, the model was predicted a landfall across long island five days out. so i want to show you that area of uncertainty. this is tropical depression 12, to be the next named storm in the next day or so and this will become a hurricane five days outs so there is the cone of uncertainty, a large margin of error five days out and it makes up all of the computer models, some, again, are best at forecasting long-range forecasts and some are better in intensity forecasting, and some are better at the track, so we take all of those interest account with the cone of uncertainty, and i want to show you a more reliable models in terms of forecasting long-range, and take a look at the possibility for tropical storm hurricane coming very close to bermuda, but, again,
five days out a lost uncertainty so the sentence is not exact just yet. >>shepard: that is the storm that would be the same as katrina because it is a "k," but katrina was removed because of all damage. >>guest: the name was retired. they recycle them every six years because it was catastrophic, devastating storm they replaced it with the name that will be born today or tomorrow. >>shepard: i listened to the fema director talking about what we have learned in the way of science since katrina. he said were this storm to have happened six years ago as katrina, because of the proximity to florida, they would have had to evacuate millions and millions in the state of florida. >>guest: look at all those evacuated because of the predictions from the storm. and, i think it was a good thing we had all of our mayors and governors working together, and,
you know, we have to rely on the national hurricane center for the forecasts because they do, they do, they do save lives. >>shepard: no doubt about that. it is unusual to hear some of the people who were saying look, my neighborhood is just fine, what were you talking about. glad you don't live in parts of new jersey or parts of vermont or parts of income where the map was literally redrawn. thank goodness for all of us who were so lucky that nothing happened that we can go home and turn on the lights. for seven million people that wasn't the case. man, alive, what a storm. insurance payout, the loan for irene damage could end up in the billions and the economic fallout doesn't stop freeway near there. gerri from the business network will explainñi that. also, muammar qaddafi, haven't talked about him for a few days because of the rain and stuff but he's still missing. wait until you hear where his family is all of a sudden.
>>shepard: we get reports thatçó members of the former leader, muammar qaddafi, his family members are in algeria and theçt muammar qaddafi's wife and three of the many kids arrived in algeria today but there is no word on where in the world qaddafi might be as rebel fighters in libya move closer to one of the few remaining strongholds. the government does have a stronghold there. rebel tanks pushing to his hometown of sirte which is southeast of tripoli and long been a government strong hold with no indication he is there.
over the weekend, the regime spokesman claimed that the dictator is still in libya and he wants to negotiate with the rebels. that is not beginning to happen. a little late, the opposition forces reject the idea of talks and they will not stop until they take qaddafi, dead or alive. >> i am looking for qaddafi. boom, boom. boom, boom. in the sky. in the area. in the streets. the game is over. >>shepard: i understand the last part "the game is over." and the rebels have seized the airport at tripoli where he stores the private jets and they have taken one of his beach homes which the rebels say they are using as a barracks. and now, streaming live tonight from tripoli. steve is sirte the last stand for the qaddafi forces?
>>steve: well, shepard, it looks like unless there is another stand, this could be the final major battle in the six month conflict. there are up to thousands of qaddafi loyalists in sirte and concern that in his arsenal there could be a number of scud milaners so right now the rebels are 20 miles outside of sit in three directions. they are approaching but they want help from nato that helped them take tripoli, they want nato to bomb the bunkers and bomb out the missile launchers paving the way to take the stronghold much as possible, and it could be two or three days away. >>shepard: is the fighting over tripoli? >>steve: the sounds of weapons are still present in tripoli.
you have an excited and young inexperienced force firing into the air each night but the real battles have been melting away. this city is under control of the rebels for new but it is a challenge to be in control. we have not seen widespread looting but they have their work cut out, just to pick up the garbage and turn on the water. you have garbage and in water in a city of two million so patience will turn thin unless they get their act together and now the fighting has stopped and start governing and supplying people what they need on the ground. >>shepard: let's hope they can do that. steve harrigan working around-the-clock. the lockerbie bomber near death, could be staying someplace in tripoli. of course we have her all ofñi this before. you will recall he is the only person convicted in the bombing
of pan am flight 103 over scotland in 1988 and killed so many, mostly americans. the scottish government released him after doctors say he had only a few months to live and u.s. senators add the libyan government, hold them responsible but they have no plans to deport him. it is not like there is any great confusion about what happened here. there was an oil deal. in doubt about it. you can ask any single person in power with knowledge of thisñi situation and what they will tell you, not on tv, this was an oil deal. let the guy go and the oil deal will be a done deal. and that is what happened and they let him go. whether they realized the guy wasn't terminally ill is another matter, but the reason they released him according to, i don't know, half dozen sources, at least, whom i trust, it was an oil deal. that's it. going and end. oil deal. all about oil.
first, we will have a live report on that in a moment and i will ask those specifically again. but, first, barely a month since the united states ended the shuttle program and there is a lost chatter. the russian program that is supposed to replace the thing is failing. we will get a warning from nasa which is looking for more funding ahead. >> this is just one camera in one town in a city in vermont. a live update ahead.
>>shepard: in the state of vermont the governor calls the flooding the worst in a century and says some of larger rivers have not crested yet. because swollen brooks and streams are still feeding them. irene washed out a bunch of wards and surrounding communities with very high water leaving no way out for many people. we are told that three historic covered bridges in the state, and that state is known for covered bridges, new gone. and at least 50,000 homes still have in power. and now, john potter from the newspaper, is live from vermont from the southeast corner of state. john, it is nice to talk to you. how is it going? >>guest: it is a tough day here. it is catastrophic. that is a word to describe a lot of the damage and a lot of the towns around here and it is a very surreal and sad day here
because looking out the window the weather is perfect today, one of those gorgeous, sunny, 70-- degree days we wish for all year long. but we busy doing the work of digging out from this catastrophic storm yesterday. and, there a lot of work to be done. >>shepard: watching from a distance and i would like your take it looks as if it is not as if vermonters were not ready it just overwhelmed them. is that fair? >>guest: that is fair description. we are accustomed to moisture on small and medium sized scales. vermont is a state of hills and small towns and the small towns tend to be built along rivers and roads tend to run along rivers so we are used to a fair amount of this but this was overwhelming. we had reports from people that water levels rose 4 to 5' in a matter of minutes and this was
flash flooding and we could not handle it. >>shepard: john, i understand that when the, it is raining along in the flat land where all of us live in the metropolitan area and it get to vermont, those clouds hit the mountain and it was if the cloud was a sponge full of water and it ran into the mountain and it squeezed the water out so the volume of water that we got might have been tripled there in the same period of time. is that your understanding? >>guest: i don't have enough weather knowledge to know that but it was the rain. we did not get much of the wind at all. we were certainly ready for power outages and wind damage and we did not see that. but the rain came fast and long and lard and it rains very hard here for 12, 14 hours and it overwhelmed these little small streams and they just gushed out of the banks and swept whole towns away in some cases.
>>shepard: i think the parts of the country where they do not know about vermonters are learning how strong and what neighborly folk live if that great state. we wish you the best and help you get the help you need. >> we appreciate it, we are digging hard and working together to get through this. we have a last work ahead. >>shepard: i hope you get the help and i know vermonters will kill themselves to get it done for themselves and neighbors and we will watch and be impressed and help the way we can, john potter from the newspaper in southeast vermont. >> continuing coverage of the hurricane aftermath including the economic impact and live with a storm chaser whom we spoke with during the storm and everything is about the northeast. never forget the northeast, the whole world centers around the
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gerri joins us with her two cents anchoring the willis report on the fox business network. in terms of estimated cost, the governor christie of new jersey said it could be tens of billions, it does not look like that is the case but, bad. >> and there were estimated above that. $2 billion to $3 billion, but that is only insured claims. let me show you other storms, katrina was the big one at $47 billion you can see that so it is likely that this storm, irene, will be 10th but i said $2 billion to $3 billion but in reality the total cost because we talk about insured numbers, probably $7 billion is what we look at. >>shepard: that much uninsured property. >> and underinsureed. >>shepard: people who have coverage and now need to file a
claim what do they need? >>guest: here is the big dirty secret. something called a hurricane deductible, figured differently than standard deduction. you are used to paying $500 or $1,000, maybe, if you have a problem, right? not so with hurricane deductible, 1 percent to 5 percent of the home's insure valued. it is probably not insured to the total dollar value but pretty fair sum. you could end up paying $2,000 or $3,000 or more out-of-pocket expenses and that will be tough right now. >>shepard: for anybody. >> they could give you the standard deduction, but ... in places brought devastation is really bad and you may have to pay the hurricane deductible. >>shepard: that is all people need right now. well watch you on the willis report this monday afternoon, 5:00 eastern, 4:00 in oxford where we are for the rebels on the fox business network the fastest growing business in all of television news. if you don't get the fox business network demand it.
the feds diverting disaster response money from tornado ravaged joplin, missouri, to help the victims. fema officials says the relief fund is running low and it is taking must be from long-term repair projects in joplin for problems on the east coast. you will recall back in may a tornado destroyed a third of joplin, and fema reports it will continue to help folks who need it there but an official says it will be up to congress to restore funding. the storm chasers captured the best perks in north carolina of irene, and it gave cape hatteras and surrounding areas a real beating. flooding some spots, washing out beaches and damaging a major highway in one place after another. look at this. that shows root 12 on hatteras island yesterday after irene swept through the area. you can see, or may be able to see, it destroys the road, one, two, three, four, and a fifth place, too, five different
stops. the storm chaser was there as it went through and was on with us during the coverage over the weekend, and called it as he saw it. and he saw this happening. jeff it must have been incredible. >> it was incredible saturday. on the outer banks, just incredible, and the most incredible was ... (inaudible) on the north side of the island ... a few inches of water in a couple of hours and on saturday it went back in just an amazing sight. >>shepard: did you stick and for them to begin the cleanup? it looks well underway. >>reporter: yes, we were live here saturday and one thing that happened in the live coverage, during a live shot in the town of avon headed over to nags head
, i had a corps of engineer gentleman calling and i looked at the radar and i saw just to the northwest the hurricane intensified and closed eyewall and it looked, the hurricane was much more ... i made a decision to make a rapid turn around and go south and because i knew the water would surge east and in minutes when i showed you the live shot of avon a corps of engineer guy calls back over to the western side and he said you have to get out of there we have west wind of 90 and that storm surge is going to come at up at 50 miles per hour, you have to get out or you will drown. i did, and i found out after leaving that area the water rose close to 5' to 14' in minutes after i left. >>shepard: you would have been trapped? >>guest: trapped.
and scrambling for safety. >>shepard: does that make you think, man, this is, i love doing this, and my website is doing well and all of that, but, i don't know if i ought to be out there in the middle of this. do you have those thoughts? >>guest: you have to understand what is going on. you have the situational awareness, understanding the force and power of mother nature and be aware and never let your guard down. that is how you always are as a storm chaser especially in a situation with tremendous tunnel surge and storm surge as we had in the cape hatteras area. >>shepard: looking at the pictures you sent us and i thing of all, and here is someone trying to cross, that is a person not middle, all these people looking back on this storm because it wasn't horrible in their backyards, were saying, a nothing storm, a nothing. you tell that to the people of cape hatteras. you tell that to the people in
vermont or the people upstate in new york who in some cases i'm told are still trapped. i'mñr glad it wasn't bad in everybody's backyard and very sad it was so bad for so many people. these pictures are astounding. this is kitty hawk, you tell the people would live there it wasn't bad or the people who vacationed there it wasn't bad. this was a horrible storm. a historic storm. affected more people than any storm ever according to authorities as it went up the east coast from north carolina. now, this is the same sort of path that these storms have been taking up the east coast for years now, but the path had been 100 to 150 miles each shore. it wasn't so close as to affect people. ingwell the pattern this year is closer to shore. does that mean more are come this way? i don't have a clue but the distance from the east coast of the united states was different. jeff, thank you for the pictures, glad you are safe and able to give us context and
perspective on an incredible hurricane. while airports are up and running, officials say it could be days before some folks are able to make it back home because when irene tore up the coast it delayed thousands upon thousands of flights at major airports and that create add ripple effect for travels across the country. >> i was supposed to leave yesterday and they canceled my flight. >> we are trying to find a flight. >> all flights are booked and full. and canceled. >>shepard: not just air travel but wind and flood damage making it hard for commuters, access to roads and highways and bridges still cut off in someplaces and trains and buses running on delayed schedules. if they are running. and now, to the new york city newsroom, yesterday at this time, david lee, the authorities were still saying trains, subways are not going to run, they are not going to run, they got them running. >> indeed and that is a relief, but the situation for many travelers is still, dire. consider this, some stranded travelers today in florida were told it will take up to ten days
before they can get on a flight back home. yes, irene is now gone. yes, the major airports are, in fact, open. but, today alone, about 1,500 flights were canceled. the problem boils down to a couple of things. last week the airlines moved the equipment out of harm's way and were of that equipment has to return to the east coast and that is going to take time. additionally, they are overwhelmed with travelers. this is the very high summer season. many people are ending summer vacation and further compounding things is the fact that the labor day holiday is soon, and people want to begin that holiday simply too many travelers and not enough seats. >>shepard: some airlines are waiving fees. so benevolent. >>guest: they want to move passengers, they say they have waived the fees and relaxed the fees but it is very important that passengers know their rights. if your flight has been
canceled, not delayed, i say it again, if it has been canceled you are entitled to ask for a full refund. something else to be aware of, you are not going to get a free hotel room. they had no control over the weather and they are not obligated to pay for hotel rooms and do not expect them to. beyond that, if you are involuntarily bumped, bumped for more than two hours, the federal rules have not changed. the airlines must pay you up to four times the cost of the ticket or up to $1,300, the previous amount was $800 so there is a little more money in your pocket. time here is money. and the cost to the airline, they say, is going to be millions and millions of dollars because of this hurricane. >>shepard: i am sure they will pass the fees along to us. thank you. the future of the international space station is now in question. after russia suffered a disasterrous set back, and, now, nasa, while seeking funding, is
>>shepard: 16 minutes before the hour. more on the man who blew up a plane over lockerbie scotland two decades ago and killed 270 people. as i first reported, the family of abdelbhaset al-megrahi claims he is very, very sick. and near death. and it is not the first time we have heard the claims. his brother tells reporters in tripoli abdelbhaset al-megrahi is in a coma and no one has been able to communicate with him. this is video from august of 2009, scottish officials released abdelbhaset al-megrahi
on "compassionate grounds," but because they said doctors claim he only had a few months to live and officials in libya's rebel government now say they have no plans to lock up lock -- lock him such, abdelbhaset al-megrahi, and now, jonathan, do they believe the claims or not, that does not matter. the victims' families members it has to be a roller coaster. >>jonathan: skepticism about all of the claims. in the last couple of minutes we got an e-mail from frank duggan president of the group "victims of pan am 103." we do not have that on the screen but i will read part of it. he says in the e-mail to us "give us a break. his family is trying to make a sympathetic character out of an unrepentant murderous monster." he then talks about the other network which first claimed to
have found abdelbhaset al-megrahi saying and i quote, "the cnn exclusive expose that they discovered his hiding place was total," i will use the word trash but he used a different view. that reporter was invited to the house as was "sky news and the telegraph and other newspapers and abdelbhaset al-megrahi's son e-mailed this information to the libya people." that was echoed by senator schumer of new york who issued a statement saying this: "this wouldn't be the first time that libyan officials claimed abdelbhaset al-megrahi was on the death bed. we will need more verification than the word of local libyan officials, there is no justifiable basis for the rebels' decision to shield this convicted terrorist." so, bottom line? a whole lot skepticism that he is near death.
>>shepd: what is lost is what is reported to be the real reason behind all of this and that is because of a deal for oil with libya. that, according to multiple sources is the real season this guy was released. not because he was on the death bed. >>jonathan: and it is documented. there are documents that show the british government was talking directly to the libyan government about a huge oil deal for b.p. that is documented. it is a fact they were talking to the libyan officials about there and it is a fact that the british government, there are documents again which show the british government put pressure on the scottish government to have abdelbhaset al-megrahi released. the british government was then led by gordon brown said it wassing in to do with them but a decision for scottish parliament. that is false. under the laws of britain, all foreign policy issues are under
the direction of number ten downing street. the british prime minister gordon brown as we reported at the team two years ago, he is simply not telling the truth if he says the british government had nothing to do with this. >>shepard: that is what he said. i have not understood why people are not more up in remain as. people can do what they want but we now we know this man was released from jail because of an oil deal and he killed to -- 270 pent. >>jonathan: that is why the british government put pressure on the scottish government but the scottish say it was compassionate reasons under pressure from gordon brown. >>shepard: would love do have a response on that one but i doubt we will get it.
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>>shepard: word the convicted polygamist cult leader warren jeffs is in the hospital in critical condition. he has not been eating or drinking enough since the jury convicted him of sexual assault charges a week ago. that would do it. and he now is everybody having life in prison for sexually abusing two "child brides." the girls were 12 and 15 when that happened. and he is reportedly fasted in prison before and losing up to 30 pounds. nasa reports astronauts may have to abandon the international space station this fall because
problems in russia could keep new crews from getting there. nasa retired the fleet last month and now relies on the russian space agency for trips to the international space station. the cost for one ride? $65 million. last week, russia launched a space station supply rocket that failed after lift off. no one was on it. and it crashed near china. no one on board. but the failed rocket is virtually identical to the one russia used to send crew members up to the space station. trace, explain why the astronauts have to come home? >>trace: well, it has nothing to do with food and water and supplies because they have plenty. but there are two major concerns. one is they have the soyuz capsules that are docked at the international space station and that is now the astronauts get home but the capsules have a shelf live of 210 days, running up against that deadline, and, number two, the soyuz capsule
must land before winter because of the cold temperatures in russia. low -- so three of the astronauts will head home next month, and the other three, including the americans, will likely head home in november with or without more people on the international space station. >>shepard: they can control that without people on board? can they? trace trace if theory they can control it from earth, but, remember, when the astronauts all leave, there go the repair crews and no one to fix things on the international space station and the fear is if you have one problem it leads to a cascade of other problems that could, next,ñi threatsen the $10 billion international space station. here is nasa talking about it earlier. >> that is what we are concerned about, after colombia we had a long discussion whether we should remain manned or not and we decided we should go to a lower level crew but that allows you to make repairs and keep the
system running. >>trace: you cannot repair from the ground and russia had wanted to dump the international space station at the bottom of the deep blue in 2020 but nasa says that is not going to happen. >>shepard: trace, thank you from los angeles. after a long and disasterous journey, far from home, a lost penguin heads back to antarctica cool critters coming up.
>> and then this for years we have brought you bear alerts. warning you of animals as they plot the world take over, and there could be a greater threat. doll begins. researchers say they have noticed the strange boyfriend that seems to be spreading among the dolphins, with more and more picking up shells and shaking them to get the fish hiding inside. the researchers say this behavior has increased over the last year and at least one scientists speculate they could be learning from each other spreading the behavior. of course, the bears still have one advantage over the dolphins. they have trampolines! that is it for "studio b," back with the fox report. bears on trampolines are so funny. back tonight for the fox report at 7:00 east were and 6:00 in oxford on "shep," at foxnews.com/shep. now it is neil cavuto's turn. you cool with that?